10 Best Online Communities For Homesteaders

If we are going to spend time online we may as well make the most of it. That is why I find myself spending time in homesteading communities, places where I can gain knowledge, be inspired, meet new like minded friends and just sometimes have some fun. So in this post I thought I would share a few of those places with you.

How To Find Places To Hunt

Hunting is a great way to fill the homestead freezer but what do you do if you don’t have a place to hunt? Here are a few ideas on how you can find a place to hunt and provide potentially hundreds of of pounds of meat for your family.

Recommended Item Of The Week: Electric Leaf Shredder

An Electric Leaf Shredder can make yard and garden clean up much easier and speed up the breakdown process of all the organic material for use on the homestead. By dropping leaves and plants through the shredder you can make an ideal soil amendment for your garden.

Why Do Tomatoes Split And What To Do About It

Early on in my gardening journey I noticed something strange happening to my tomatoes which caused me to do a lot of research. Since then it is a question I get all the time from beginner gardeners and that question is “why do my tomatoes split and what can I do to prevent it?”

Homesteading In A Tiny House

Have you ever thought about homesteading with a tiny house but don’t know where to begin? Is it even something that’s right for you? Is homesteading while living in a tiny house even practical? 

On today’s podcast episode I have a conversation with Ryan Mitchell from TheTinyLife.com and he answers questions like these and others.

Recommended Item Of The Week: Wooden Half Bushel Baskets

Baskets like these 2-pack Cornucopia Brands Wooden Half Bushel Baskets have been used for many years on homesteads everywhere for both practical garden and farm chores to decorative purposes at the farmers market or farm stand.

Preparing A Chicken Coop For A Cold Winter

On this podcast episode I answer a listener question about prepping a coop for winter, specifically about ventilation requirements in a coop. This is an often underestimated feature in a coop but a very important one.